Bulgur Porridge with Cardamom, Chia and Mango
Yield: 4 servings
1 cup bulgur
¼ cup chia seeds
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cardamom
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
¼ cup coconut cream or heavy cream
2 teaspoons orange zest (1 medium orange), grated on a Microplane
Toppings: shredded coconut, toasted cashews, mango, banana, drizzle of coconut cream
Bring 5 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
In a medium bowl, combine bulgur, chia seeds, salt, cinnamon, cardamom and dark brown sugar.
Once water is boiling, whisk in bulgur mixture and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring frequently with a spatula, for 15 minutes, until bulgur is cooked through and softened.
Add coconut or heavy cream and orange zest and continue cooking, stirring frequently, for an additional 5 minutes.
Remove from heat, divide porridge among 4 bowls and add toppings.